|The Wife of the Secretary of State - Ella Middleton Tybout|
LibriVox recording of The Wife of the Secretary of State, by Ella Middleton Tybout. Read by volunteer readers. In this political thriller set at the turn of the 20th century, several lives, both of Washington insiders and those on the periphery, intersect over the issue of some stolen diplomatic papers. And what hidden secrets bind Mrs. Redmond, the wife of the Secretary of State, to the unscrupulous Count Valdmir, the Russian ambassador? Politics, power, and intrigue combine in this novel, firs...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; politics; political thriller; intrigue; spies; government; secrecy; conspiracy
Downloads: 1,546 (1 review)
|Hellhounds of the Cosmos - Clifford Simak|
LibriVox recording of Hellhounds of the Cosmos, by Clifford Simak. Read by Phil Chenevert From Astounding Stories of 1932. Earth is being attacked by horrible black monsters that appear from nowhere and destroy and kill everything and everyone in their paths. Nothing affects them, nothing stops them; they are impervious to all weapons. Earth is doomed. But there is one hope and it rests on the shoulders of 98 brave men...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; simak; astounding stories; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 6,019 (1 review)
|Officer 666 - Barton Wood Currie & Augustin McHugh|
LibriVox recording of Officer 666 by Barton Wood Currie and Augustin McHugh. Read by Roger Melin. Bored with his life as a wealthy businessman's only son, Travers Gladwin learns of a plot by a renowned art burglar to rob his house, so rather than thwart the planned burglary, he borrows a police uniform from a friend and decides to confront the robber by posing as an officer. When the burglar arrives at the house, he tries to pass himself off as Travers Gladwin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; comedy; farce; madcap
Downloads: 10,561 (1 review)
|The Secret Sharer - Joseph Conrad|
LibriVox recording of The Secret Sharer, by Joseph Conrad. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). A young untested ship captain finds a man named Leggatt clinging to the side of his ship. The Captain makes the unusual decision to hide Leggatt in his quarters. What is he thinking? Conrad will tell us. - The Secret Sharer was first published in the August and September 1910 issues of Harper’s Magazine...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Sea stories, Mystery
Downloads: 10,109 (1 review)
|Police Operation - H. Beam Piper|
Librivox recording of Police Operation, by H. Beam Piper. H. Beam Piper (1904–1964) was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the L...
Keywords: librivox; short story; audio book; audiobook; h. beam piper; police operation
Downloads: 15,126 (1 review)
|William Tell Told Again - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of William Tell Told Again, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark F. Smith. This is the classic story of William Tell - Swiss patriot and great apple-shooter - as seen through the eyes of English humorist P.G. Wodehouse. No Swiss were (permanently) injured in the telling of this story; however, results differed for Austrian tyrants. The original volume also included a humorous poem encapsulating the whole Tell legend, written by John W...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; myths/legends
Downloads: 8,725 (1 review)
|At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris , by G. A. Henty. Read by Mike Harris The story begins in a grim feudal castle in Normandie. The times were troublous, and soon the king compelled Lady Margaret de Villeroy, with her children, to go to Paris as hostages. Guy Aylmer went with her. Paris was turbulent. Soon the guild of the butchers, adopting white hoods as their uniform, seized the city, and besieged the house where our hero and his charges lived...
Keywords: Librvox; Audiobook; Historical Fiction; Young Adults; France
Downloads: 15,160 (1 review)
|The Dawn of a To-morrow - Frances Hodgson Burnett|
LibriVox recording of THE DAWN OF A TO-MORROW, by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. Read by LINDA ANDRUS. A wealthy London business man takes a room in a poor part of the city. He is depressed and has decided to take his life by going the next day to purchase a hand gun he had seen in a pawnshop window. The morning comes with one of those 'memorable fogs' and the adventure he has in it alters his decisions and ultimately his life...
Keywords: fiction; religion; philosophy
Downloads: 6,541 (1 review)
|The Ego Machine - Henry Kuttner|
LibriVox recording of the Ego Machine, by Henry Kuttner. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Celebrated playwright Nicholas Martin didn’t read the small print in his Hollywood options contract. Now he’s facing five years of servitude to a conceited director named Raoul St. Cyr, who’s taken a thoughtful play about Portuguese fishermen and added dancing mermaids. When it seems the plot has changed to include a robot from the future Nicholas looses all hope, but this robot may be just what h...
Keywords: adventure; science fiction; librivox; literature; audiobook
Downloads: 7,877 (1 review)
|Hunter Patrol - H. Beam Piper and John McGuire|
LibriVox recording of HUNTER PATROL, by H. Beam Piper and John McGuire Read by Phil Chenevert World War IV has dragged on for 12 years and the whole world is drained and tired of the killing and destruction. One man, a high school chemistry teacher from St. Louis in the USA, is serving his latest forced stint in the UN forces when something strange happens to him. He dies but yet he doesn't. What if you had the power to bring peace to the entire world? What would you do? This story explores a fr...
Keywords: librivox; science fiction; piper
Downloads: 7,470 (1 review)
|Murder Takes the Veil - Margaret Ann Hubbard|
LibriVox recording of MURDER TAKES THE VEIL, by MARGARET ANN HUBBARD. Read by Maria Therese Set in the Louisiana bayou country, here is a drama rich with suspense...the story of lovely Trillium Pierce powerless at the mercy of a murderer who believes that he has no power over himself - that his determination to kill is written in the stars. The frightened girl is helpless, as her friends at Aurelian College are victimized by the menace who stalks the swampland in a nun's habit...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; murder; convent; boarding school; nuns; Catholic
Downloads: 5,492 (1 review)
|Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective - Ellis Parker Butler|
LibriVox recording of Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective, by Ellis Parker Butler. Philo Gubb, not being content with his job as wallpaper-hanger, has higher aspirations: to become a detective, just like Sherlock Holmes. To that end, he enrolls in a correspondence course, where he gets lessons through the mail as well as the necessary disguises for a detective. Philo Gubb, not being really clever or intuitive, or even looking good in those disguises, gets involved in one case after the o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; humor; detective
Downloads: 2,960 (1 review)
|The Windy Hill - Cornelia Meigs|
LibriVox recording of THE WINDY HILL, by CORNELIA MEIGS. Read by Peter Eastman. When two children come to stay with their cousin, they immediately realize something is wrong, but no one will tell them what. Their cousin is strangely altered: nervous, preoccupied, hardly aware of their existence. They soon discover that a conflict is brewing among the hills and farms of the Medford Valley, one whose origins reach back over a century...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; teen
Downloads: 1,722 (1 review)
|The Diamond Cross Mystery - Chester K. Steele|
LibriVox recording of The Diamond Cross Mystery by Chester K. Steele. Colonel Ashley is confronted with a difficult case: The proprietor of a jewelry shop is found murdered, and a valuable diamond cross is stolen. Whodunnit, and how can the Colonel's expertise in fishing help to solve the case? (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recor...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; public domain; mystery; detective story; murder; jewel; burglary; theft; Colonel Ashley
Downloads: 5,249 (1 review)
|Naudsonce - H. Beam Piper|
LibriVox recording of NAUDSONCE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert Naudsonce? What does THAT mean? Well, to find out you will need to listen to this story where Piper's unique mind explores what we mean by 'communication' and how it happens. The joint Space Navy-Colonial Office expedition was looking for new planets suitable for colonization; they had been out, now, for four years, which was close to maximum for an exploring expedition...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; piper
Downloads: 5,264 (1 review)
|The Gray Phantom - Herman Landon|
LibriVox recording of The Gray Phantom, by Herman Landon. Read by Roger Melin. A woman is apparently murdered in a New York auditorium under very suspicious circumstances one evening during a performance. Helen Hardwick happened to be in attendance that evening, as she had written the play that was being performed, and she was the only person to have caught a glimpse of something peculiar just before the murder...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; gray phantom; ghost story; horror; landon
Downloads: 3,462 (1 review)
|The Secret House - Edgar Wallace|
LibriVox recording of The Secret House, by Edgar Wallace. Read by Don W. Jenkins. A stranger and foreigner arrives at the offices of a small publication in London only to be faced by the “editor” whose face is completely swathed in a veil. Nothing is as it seems, and it quickly becomes evident that both are bent on more than lively gossip about the elite. Blackmail and opportunism is the order of the day...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; blackmail; opportunism; Farrington; shooting
Downloads: 6,966 (1 review)
|The Thing in the Attic - James Blish|
LibriVox recording of The Thing in the Attic, by James Blish. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Honath the Pursemaker is a heretic. He doesn’t believe the stories in the Book of Laws which claims giants created his tree-dwelling race. He makes his opinion known and is banished with his infidel friends to the floor of the jungle where dangers abound. Perhaps he’ll find some truth down there. – The Thing in the Attic is one of Blish’s Pantropy tales and was first published in the July, ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 14,636 (1 review)
|The Night of the Long Knives - Fritz Leiber|
LibriVox recording of THE NIGHT OF THE LONG KNIVES, by Fritz Leiber. Read by Phil Chenevert "I was one hundred miles from Nowhere—and I mean that literally—when I spotted this girl out of the corner of my eye. I'd been keeping an extra lookout because I still expected the other undead bugger left over from the murder party at Nowhere to be stalking me." In a Post apocalyptic world, the few people left must be strong...
Keywords: Leiber; science fiction; SF; post apocalycptic
Downloads: 8,144 (1 review)
|The Bronze Hand - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Bronze Hand, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin Kaiser. A political society secretly operates in Baltimore. When he tries to help his beautiful neighbor Miss Calhoun recover a stolen ring which might cause great unknown danger, Mr. Abbott is drawn into the midst of the conspiracy. (Introduction by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox cata...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 3,497 (1 review)
|Let'em Breathe Space - Lester del Rey|
LibriVox recording of Let'em Breathe Space, by Lester del Rey. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). The old space freighter Wahoo is all Dr. Pietro can afford for his expedition to the rings of Saturn. Although built for a crew of 6 the good doctor crams 19 people into the Wahoo, and after 5 months they are really getting on each other’s nerves. Then someone starts killing people and poisoning the air giving plants in the hydroponics bay...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; Lester del Rey
Downloads: 10,237 (1 review)
|The Chapter Ends - Poul Anderson|
LibriVox recording of THE CHAPTER ENDS, by Poul Anderson. Read by Phil Chenevert Far, far in the future the Earth is still spinning around the Sun, on the edge of the galaxy, dozing comfortably in obscurity, forgotten by it's trillions of progeny and completely irrelevant. But this doesn't matter to the few millions who still live there in simplicity and quiet happiness. But then interstellar politics dictates that they must all leave Earth because .....
Keywords: science fiction; SF; poul anderson; earth
Downloads: 6,240 (1 review)
|Mercenary - Mack Reynolds|
LibriVox recording of MERCENARY, by MACK REYNOLDS. Read by MARK NELSON. Every status-quo-caste society in history has left open two roads to rise above your caste: The Priest and The Warrior. But in a society of TV and tranquilizers--the Warrior acquires a strange new meaning..... (Introduction from the Gutenberg text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this r...
Keywords: fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 10,472 (1 review)
|Initials Only - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories (no doubt assisted by her lawyer father) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
Keywords: fiction; mystery; green' initials; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 32,948 (1 review)
|The Rover Boys at School - Arthur M. Winfield|
LibriVox recording of The Rover Boys at School, by Arthur M. Winfield. Read by Bellona Times. First of the famous Rover Boys books by future Hardy Boys creator Edward Stratemeyer (under the pseudonym Arthur M Winfield), this is an introduction to the fun-loving teenage Rover Brothers -- Dick, Tom & Sam. Virtual orphans, they are sent by their prudish Uncle Randolph to a military boarding school and their adventures soon begin! (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Children; Adventure
Downloads: 5,044 (1 review)
|The Millionaire Baby - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Dawn Larsen A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York.(quote from the book) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availabl...
Keywords: Librivox; Audiobooks; mystery; kidnapping
Downloads: 11,759 (1 review)
|The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Richard Kilmer. It is the noon hour at a museum in New York City. The date: May 23, 1913. The weekday, attendance is light; the attendees are scattered between two floors. Suddenly a cry rings out from the second floor. Scrambling to Section II, the museum director discovers a teenage girl dead with an arrow through her heart...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 10,380 (1 review)
|Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... by Randall Garrett Read by Phil Chenevert Iron bars do not confine a Man—only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....Police methods of the future will naturally use complex new technology but police will still need to deal with the same old sad human nature, forever doing horrible deeds. The night stick may be replaced by the hypo-gun but is prison the only solution? Listen to this speculative story from Randall G...
Keywords: science fiction; pulp; philip dick; librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 2,844 (1 review)
|A Slave is A Slave - H. Beam Piper|
LibriVox recording of A SLAVE IS A SLAVE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert The Galactic Empire is slowly 'welcoming' into the family of civilized worlds those systems so far off in the backwater of the galaxy that they have been overlooked and ignored for the past 500 years or so. This is purely routine work because every planet offered the chance has eagerly accepted the invitation. Mainly because the enlightened Empire lets the planetary government continue to rule and do whatever it w...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; Piper; slavery
Downloads: 8,648 (1 review)
|The Evil Guest - Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu|
LibriVox recording of The Evil Guest by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Read by Cathy Barratt Le Fanu’s inimitable style continues with The Evil Guest, a murder mystery fraught with dark imagery and mysterious characters. An unwanted guest visiting a dreary and isolated home is murdered; the thriller leads the reader down countless ‘dead’ ends before revealing the identity of the guilty party. (Introduction by Cathy Barratt) M4B format available For further information, including links to online ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 5,170 (1 review)
|Stamped Caution - Raymond Z. Gallun|
LibriVox recording of Stamped Caution, by Raymond Z. Gallun. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). When an alien spacecraft crashes in Missouri a team of army investigators is dispatched. Among the debris they find a Martian infant and decide to raise him in their lab. Is he too strange to form a relationship with humans? Maybe, but he does have cute eye-stalks. – Stamped Caution was first published in the August 1953 issue of Galaxy magazine...
Keywords: Science fiction; sci-fi; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 7,064 (1 review)
|Missing: Page Thirteen - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of Missing: Page Thirteen, by Anna Katharine Green. Violet Strange, a clever petite detective, is called upon to solve the mystery of a page gone missing from an important document. The futures of several people, including an eccentric misanthrope, a chemical scientist, a bride and groom, depend on the quick resolution of this problem. In solving one mystery, she uncovers another which dates back many years...
Keywords: librivox; short story; short stories; green; audio book; audiobook; mystery; detective
Downloads: 32,967 (1 review)
|Piccadilly Jim - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of Piccadilly Jim by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by zinniz and garymacf. A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; humor
Downloads: 13,403 (1 review)
|The Mansion of Mystery - Chester K. Steele|
LibriVox recording of The Mansion of Mystery, by Chester K. Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Langmore were found mysteriously murdered in their mansion one morning. Their daughter Margaret, who was at home at the time of the deaths, is quickly suspected of having committed the crime. However, her fiance Raymond Case will not believe in her guilt and convinces the famous detective Adam Adams to investigate. This book was written by Edward Stratemeyer, head of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, under the pseudonym of...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 4,818 (1 review)
|Grimm Tales Made Gay - Guy Wetmore Carryl|
LibriVox recording of Grimm Tales Made Gay, by Guy Wetmore Carryl A comic rendering in verse of well-loved Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, each ending with a moral and full of puns. The titles of the tales themselves make another verse.(Summary by Annise) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Mrs. Balfame - Gertrude Atherton|
LibriVox recording of Mrs. Balfame by Gertrude Atherton. Read in English by Lynne Thompson.Enid Belfame: 42 years old, 22 of them as a married woman; eminently respectable; founder of The Friday Club; small town dignitary; a paragon of virtue. But does she have what it takes to commit murder? And will the young and handsome Dwight Rush benefit if she does? - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other format...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; Mystery; Crime; Friendship; whodunit; courtroom drama
Downloads: 2,392 (1 review)
|In the Fog - Richard Harding Davis|
LibriVox recording of In the Fog, by Richard Harding Davis. Read by Bob Gonzalez. The story is set in London, at an elite gentleman’s club called "The Grill," where an American gentleman arrests the attention of four other men by relating how one night he got lost in a thick London fog. He stumbled upon a house where a double murder was just committed. The victims of the murder were a young nobleman and a Russian princess...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 4,005 (1 review)
|The Gray Plague - Lloyd Eshbach|
LibriVox recording of The Gray Plague by Lloyd Eshbach. Read by Bellona Times End of the world sci-fi tale borrows heavily from H.G. Wells' WOTW and In The Days of the Comet -- looks like fun ! ( Summary by BellonaTimes ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; science fiction; sci-fi; horror; plague; fiction; Astounding Stories of Super Science
Downloads: 3,928 (1 review)
|A Mysterious Disappearance - Louis Tracy|
LibriVox recording of A Mysterious Disappearance by Louis Tracy. Read by Carolin Kaiser. Lady Dyke disappears mysteriously, and barrister and hobby detective Claude Bruce appears to be one of the last persons to have seen her. A short time later a dead body is found in the river, and Bruce follows the trails. Who is Sydney H. Corbett? Why did the Lady's maid disappear shortly after her Lady? And what business did Lady Dyke have at Sloane Square? If Bruce can find the answer to these questions, h...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; public domain; barrister; mystery; Claude Bruce; Mensmore; Sir Charles Dyke; Lady Alice Dyke; Marie le Marchant; London; Monte-Carlo; riviera; murder; disappearance; Foxey; Sydney Corbett; Gwendolyn Hilmer; suicide
Downloads: 8,470 (1 review)
|Oomphel in the Sky - H. Beam Piper|
Librivox recording of Oomphel in the Sky, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson Natives of the distant planet of Kwannon believe that their world is about to end, and in preparing for the apocalypse, may be unnecessarily bringing about their own demise. The planetary government can’t overcome its own bureaucracy to help them, and the military is overwhelmed. Can a single newsman change the course of a whole people, and save their world? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, includi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; piper; oomphel
Downloads: 18,269 (1 review)
|The Coming of Bill - P.G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The Coming of Bill, by P.G. Wodehouse. The Coming of Bill tells the story of Kirk Winfield, his marriage to Ruth, and their child called Bill. Bill's upbringing is threatened by the interference of Ruth's busybody writer aunt, Mrs Lora Delane Porter. (Introduction by Wikipedia) Read by Don W. Jenkins. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for th...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audio book; novel; fiction; wodehouse, humor, humour
Downloads: 11,348 (1 review)
|Mr Wicker's Window version 2 - Carley Dawson|
LibriVox recording of Mr Wicker's Window, by Carley Dawson. Read by Arthur Piantadosi When Christopher Mason walked into Mr. Wicker's antique shop, he had no idea he would soon be embarking on a marvellous journey to China to find a wonderful tree made of jewels. He had no idea that Mr. Wicker was a magician and could travel through time. And that the tree was sought by others, not least among them the murderous Claggett Chew, a merchant in port and a pirate on the high seas, who also had knowle...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; children; fiction; magic; pirates
Downloads: 3,569 (1 review)
|The Skylark of Space - E. E. Smith|
LibriVox recording of The Skylark of Space, by E. E. Smith. Read by Richard Kilmer. The novel begins with the accidental discovery, in a Government laboratory in Washington D. C., of a form of clean nuclear power. Our hero, Dr. Richard Seaton, uses this power to build first a flying belt and then an interstellar spaceship. He later discovers that the process operates by generation and manipulation of gravity fields...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 15,094 (1 review)
|Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout - Victor Appleton|
LibriVox recording of Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout, by Victor Appleton. Read by Tom Weiss. Tom Swift enters an upcoming race with his specially-designed prototype electric race car. But as he makes the final preparations and adjustments, days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt not only his family, but also everyone else that relies on the local bank (which is the target of a nefarious bank-run scheme)...
Keywords: Adventure; literature; fiction; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 13,098 (1 review)
|Fortieth Door, The - Mary Hastings Bradley|
An American archaeologist, a masked ball in Cairo, an illusive young woman and the unexplained disappearance of a Frenchman fifteen years earlier all play into this entertaining tale of mystery, intrigue and adventure. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; mystery
Downloads: 82,683 (1 review)
|The White Feather - P. G. Wodehouse|
LibriVox recording of The White Feather by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Smith. Sheen, a member of Seymour's House at Wrykyn School, flees from an unexpected assault by town boys. His colleagues wade into the fight with relish, acquiring bruises and sore heads, but in the fracas, Sheen is missed, and the story makes the rounds of Wrykyn that when blows were traded, Sheen "funked it."Honor in such institutions depends on reliably standing with your House...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; wodehouse
Downloads: 8,316 (1 review)
|The Ruby and the Caldron - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Ruby and the Caldron, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Carolin. A valuable ruby is lost during a disturbance in the snow before a ball at The Evergreens. A detective is called for right away to recover it, but who, of the few guests, might have the jewel, and how to solve the mystery without causing a scandal? (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; ruby; mystery; short story
Downloads: 1,883 (1 review)
|The Red Thumb Mark - R. Austin Freeman|
Librivox recording of The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Missing diamonds, untouched safe, two blood smeared thumb prints and a mysterious Mr X. If these are present, Dr Thorndyke must be there too. Will he be able to solve this case?The Red Thumb Mark is the first novel of Freeman’s best-selling Thorndyke series. (Summary by Diana Majlinger) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery
Downloads: 10,599 (1 review)
|A Wodehouse Miscellany; Articles and Stories - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of A Wodehouse Miscellany by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Kevin McAsh. Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. Best known today for the Jeeves and Blanding Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a talented playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of fifteen plays and of 250 lyrics for some thirty musical comedies (excerpts from Wikipedia)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; wodehouse
Downloads: 50,655 (1 review)
|Five Stories by Alan Nourse - Alan Nourse|
LibriVox recording of Five Stories by Alan Nourse, by Alan Nourse. Read by KirksVoice. These Five Stories were written by Alan Edward Nourse, an American science fiction (SF) author and physician. He wrote both juvenile and adult science fiction, as well as nonfiction works about medicine and science. His SF works generally focused on medicine and/or psionics. Psionics refers to the practice, study, or psychic ability of using the mind to induce paranormal phenomena...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; science fiction; short stories
Downloads: 6,585 (1 review)